Odonata known from Michigan

by Mark O'Brien



This list is as current and accurate as possible. Please send email if you have any corrections or additions. The list will be updated at irregular intervals, with data from the Michigan Odonata Survey
and other cooperators. Voucher specimens are required for any new County or State records. There are currently 168 species are known from Michigan.

** = historical record, not recollected since 1950. $=occasional migrant

ZYGOPTERA


Calopterygidae

  1. Calopteryx aequabilis Say
  2. Calopteryx maculata (Beauvois)
  3. Hetaerina americana (Fabr.)
  4. Hetaerina titia (Drury)

Lestidae

  1. Archilestes grandis (Rambur)
  2. Lestes congener Hagen
  3. Lestes disjunctus disjunctus Selys
  4. Lestes disjunctus australis Walker
  5. Lestes dryas Kirby
  6. Lestes eurinus Say
  7. Lestes forcipatus Rambur
  8. Lestes inaequalis Walsh
  9. Lestes rectangularis Say
  10. Lestes unguiculatus Hagen
  11. Lestes vigilax Hagen

Coenagrionidae

  1. Amphiagrion saucium (Burmeister)
  2. Argia apicalis (Say)
  3. Argia moesta (Hagen)
  4. Argia sedula (Hagen)
  5. Argia tibialis (Rambur)
  6. Argia fumipennis violacea (Hagen)
  7. Chromagrion conditum (Hagen)
  8. Coenagrion interrogatum (Hagen)
  9. Coenagrion resolutum (Hagen)
  10. Enallagma anna Wmsn.
  11. Enallagma annexum (Hagen)
  12. Enallagma antennatum (Say)
  13. Enallagma aspersum (Hagen)
  14. Enallagma basidens Calvert
  15. Enallagma boreale Selys
  16. Enallagma carunculatum Morse
  17. Enallagma civile (Hagen)
  18. Enallagma divagans Selys
  19. Enallagma ebrium (Hagen)
  20. Enallagma exsulans (Hagen)
  21. Enallagma geminatum Kellicott
  22. Enallagma hageni (Walsh)
  23. Enallagma signatum (Hagen)
  24. Enallagma traviatum (Selys)
  25. Enallagma vernale Gloyd
  26. Enallagma vesperum Calvert
  27. Ischnura hastata (Say)
  28. Ischnura kellicotti Williamson
  29. Ischnura posita (Hagen)
  30. Ischnura verticalis (Say)
  31. Nehalennia gracilis Morse
  32. Nehalennia irene (Hagen)

(note that Enallagma cyathigerum now applies only to Eurasian populations, and E. annexum are North American)

ANISOPTERA


Petaluridae

  1. Tachopteryx thoreyi (Hagen)

Cordulegastridae

  1. Cordulegaster bilineata (Carle)
  2. Cordulegaster diastatops (Selys)
  3. Cordulegaster erronea Hagen
  4. Cordulegaster maculata Selys
  5. Cordulegaster obliqua (Say)

Aeshnidae

  1. Aeshna canadensis Walker
  2. Aeshna clepsydra Say
  3. Aeshna constricta Say
  4. Aeshna eremita Scudder
  5. Aeshna interrupta Walker
  6. Aeshna juncea (L.)
  7. Aeshna sitchensis Hagen
  8. Aeshna subarctica Walker**
  9. Aeshna tuberculifera Walker
  10. Aeshna umbrosa Walker
  11. Aeshna verticalis Hagen
  12. Anax junius (Drury)
  13. Anax longipes Hagen
  14. Basiaeschna janata (Say)
  15. Boyeria grafiana Williamson**
  16. Boyeria vinosa (Say)
  17. Epiaeschna heros (Fabr.)
  18. Gomphaeschna antilope (Hagen)
  19. Gomphaeschna furcillata (Say)
  20. Nasiaeschna pentacantha (Rambur)
  21. Rhionaeschna mutata (Hagen)

Gomphidae

  1. Arigomphus cornutus Tough
  2. Arigomphus furcifer Hagen
  3. Arigomphus villosipes Selys
  4. Dromogomphus spinosus Selys
  5. Dromogomphus spoliatus (Hagen)
  6. Gomphurus fraternus (Say)
  7. Gomphurus lineatifrons (Calvert)
  8. Gomphurus vastus (Walsh)
  9. Gomphurus ventricosus (Walsh)
  10. Hagenius brevistylus Selys
  11. Hylogomphus adelphus (Selys)
  12. Hylogomphus viridifrons (Hine)
  13. Ophiogomphus anomalus Harvey
  14. Ophiogomphus carolus Needham
  15. Ophiogomphus colubrinus Selys
  16. Ophiogomphus howei Bromley
  17. Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis (Walsh)
  18. Phanogomphus exilis (Selys)
  19. Phanogomphus graslinellus (Walsh)
  20. Phanogomphus lividus (Selys)
  21. Phanogomphus quadricolor (Walsh)
  22. Phanogomphus spicatus (Hagen)
  23. Progomphus obscurus (Rambur)
  24. Stylogomphus albistylus (Hagen)
  25. Stylurus amnicola Walsh
  26. Stylurus lauraeWilliamson
  27. Stylurus notatus Rambur
  28. Stylurus plagiatus Selys
  29. Stylurus scudderi Selys
  30. Stylurus spiniceps (Walsh)

Macromiidae

  1. Didymops transversa (Say)
  2. Macromia alleghaniensis Williamsom (2015)
  3. Macromia illinoiensis Walsh
  4. Macromia taeniolata Rambur

Corduliidae

  1. Cordulia shurtleffi Scudder
  2. Dorocordulia libera (Selys)
  3. Epitheca canis (MacLachlan)
  4. Epitheca costalis (Selys)
  5. Epitheca cynosura (Say)
  6. Epitheca princeps (Hagen)
  7. Epitheca spinigera (Selys)
  8. Neurocordulia yamaskanensis (Provancher)
  9. Somatochlora cingulata (Selys)
  10. Somatochlora elongata (Scudder)
  11. Somatochlora forcipata (Scudder)
  12. Somatochlora franklini (Selys)
  13. Somatochlora hineana Williamson
  14. Somatochlora incurvata Walker
  15. Somatochlora kennedyi Walker
  16. Somatochlora linearis (Hagen)
  17. Somatochlora minor Calvert
  18. Somatochlora tenebrosa (Say)
  19. Somatochlora walshii (Scudder)
  20. Somatochlora williamsoni Walker
  21. Williamsonia fletcheri Williamson
  22. Williamsonia lintneri (Hagen)

Libellulidae

  1. Celithemis elisa (Hagen)
  2. Celithemis eponina (Drury)
  3. Celithemis fasciata Kirby
  4. Erythemis simplicicollis (Say)
  5. Erythrodiplax umbrata (Linn.) new 2007 $
  6. Ladona julia (Uhler)
  7. Leucorrhinia frigida (Hagen)
  8. Leucorrhinia glacialis Hagen
  9. Leucorrhinia hudsonica (Selys)
  10. Leucorrhinia intacta (Hagen)
  11. Leucorrhinia proxima Calvert
  12. Libellula auripennis Burm. (2013)$
  13. Libellula cyanea Fabr.
  14. Libellula incesta Hagen
  15. Libellula luctuosa Burmeister
  16. Libellula pulchella Drury
  17. Libellula quadrimaculata Linn.
  18. Libellula semifasciata Burm.
  19. Libellula vibrans Fabr.
  20. Nannothemis bella (Uhler)
  21. Pachydiplax longipennis (Burmeister)
  22. Pantala flavescens (Fabr.)
  23. Pantala hymenaea (Say)
  24. Perithemis tenera (Say)
  25. Plathemis lydia Drury
  26. Sympetrum ambiguum (Rambur)
  27. Sympetrum corruptum (Hagen)
  28. Sympetrum costiferum (Hagen)
  29. Sympetrum danae (Sulzer)
  30. Sympetrum internum Montgomery
  31. Sympetrum obtrusum (Hagen)
  32. Sympetrum rubicundulum (Say)
  33. Sympetrum semicinctum (Say)
  34. Sympetrum vicinum (Hagen)
  35. Tramea calverti Muttkowski (2011)$
  36. Tramea carolina (Linn.)
  37. Tramea lacerata Hagen
  38. Tramea onusta Hagen $

LAST UPDATE: 01/18/2017

Note: Maps are not yet updated with 2005-2016 records!!

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